Having attended the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where his peers included up-and-coming stars such as Ewan McGregor and Rhys Ifans, he finally hit the big time when he secured a role in the award-winning BBC drama "Our Friends in the North". His subsequent and diverse roles in "Road to Perdition", "Layer Cake" and "Enduring Love" cemented his position as one of the UK's finest acting talents. This fascinating and affectionate book reveals everything about Britain's favourite leading man. It tells the intriguing story of a supremely talented actor who has established his reputation, then defied expectations and silenced those who doubted that his Bond would live up to its predecessors. Including great stories about the latest Bond film, "Quantum of Solace", it is essential for any fan.